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Transcription assistance for Weidelbach entry from 1735

I have another entry that's quite difficult to read, and for which I could use some help with transcription. So far, I have: Catharina Elisabetha. Joh. [?] Schwei- tzers und Anna Elisabetha [?]in ...
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Transcription assistance for baptism entry from Oberellenbach in 1697

So far, I have this: den 17 Maj ist Elisabeth Schweitzern in [?] von [Zielkes?] kind mit Hans jacob [?] getaufft u. ihm d. nahme Martha Elisabeth von johanneß [?] Tochter von Cunnefeld gegeben ...
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What relation is my cousin's child to me? [duplicate]

My father's sister's child is my first cousin as I understand. But what relation is this cousin's child to me? I don't think they are nephew/niece.
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Verifying a record of a death on board an emigrant ship?

My ancestor Johanna Foley Desmond immigrated from Ireland with her husband Timothy Desmond on board the Bark ARGYLE. The ship's registry just states "Died 20 May 1849" by her name on the ...
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Birth Record for Anders Johansson Kålander (Finland)

Anders Johansson Kålander was born on 22 September 1810. He appears on the 1855-1862 Communion Record for Kokkola Parish with his wife, Caisa, and his 3 children. I've already searched the Kokkola ...
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Transcription and translation assistance for Bad Hersfeld entry from 1651

Here's what I have: den 26 Jan. Meister Johannes Schweitzer des Haußmans Sohn Johannes Sein pfatter wahr Hans Ott Kramer [?] sein Kind zum [Kalchobes?] pfatter war. die gantz [?], ist ihm der nahm ...
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Confirming the correct location of Curragh and the associated French Furze Camp

This question relates to the 1921 Census entry as discussed for William Henry Baker here: Does the 1921 English "Army" Census records include the "Soldier Number"? In the ...
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Does the 1921 English "Army" Census records include the "Soldier Number"?

I used this search to locate this record in the 1921 census: I am specifically interested in this entry because it says Army. I looked a little more at the article The British Army overseas in 1921 ...
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1921 Census and noting name different in Ancestry

I use Ancestry for my family tree and consistently for all women I have then with their maiden surname. I have a case where on her birth certificate it was: Fanny Priscilla Selby On the 1921 census ...
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What is the connection between Campbell and Ayr? [duplicate]

So I have at long last established the birth of my wifes Great Grandfather (Alexander Campbell Harries). (see: Finding records of professional athlete and trainer who married 1911 at Cardiff, Wales?). ...
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What is the relationship between you and a sibling-in-law's cousin? [duplicate]

Is there an English term for this?
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Locating Welsh 1939 Register information that is referred to in "See INSTRUCTIONS" column

How can I locate the information this Welsh 1939 Register entry refers to for Esme Harris? I acquired the scanned document when I had a subscription with Ancestry. I now notice that in the See ...
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Finding details of ancestor's trial at Chester Assizes in 1847

Are there any web-sites with English criminal records from 19th century available?
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Is it common for northeast Germans to have Scandanavian ancestry?

From Ancestry.com DNA testing, I have 11% Swedish/Danish ethnicity, but no Scandanavians in my tree. My tree is pretty good back 5 generations. My German immigrants came to the USA about 1850. ...
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Creating Source / Citation for military document

I have a military document given to me to scan by a relative. It is the original military document. How do I go about adding a Source / Citation for such media? My tree lives on Ancestry and I have ...
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Transcribing testimonial

I am attempting to transcribe a testimonial for a grandaunt of my wife: So far, I have come up with the following: University of London Courtauld Institute of Art 20 Portman Square, London, W.I. ...
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Polk directories Ishpeming Michigan for the years of 1880-1904?

I’m looking for specific information on what types of businesses were at a specific address in Ishpeming Michigan. It’s now a printing place but it was built in 1881, I know there’s been many ...
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Ancestry and Family Search uploaded media items

When I upload media items usually .jpg's to either Ancestry and Family Search they get reduced in file size from 10 to 60%. When they are uploaded they are under the required files size. Is there a ...
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Finding more information about Brecon Arms pub and when specific individuals had occupancy as landlords

The Great-Grandparents of my wife were landlords of "The Brecon Arms" in Llanelli, Wales. I know this for two reasons: I heard this information first hand from another elderly relative, ...
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Sinking of the SS Galway castle in 1918, is there a complete list of missing passengers [duplicate]

Is there any way to find a list of those whose lives were lost in the sinking of the SS Galway Castle in 1918? Newspapers at the time give details if they were local to the area and also the number, ...
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Conflicting information about my husband's maternal grandmother's ancestry/DNA

We have had a ton of research done on my husband's maternal grandmother, Emma Louise Radunz Frank. She was born in Menominee, Michigan on May 24, 1894. The research done all shows that she was ...
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Irish birth in Cork 1835

My 3x great grandfather was born in Mallow, Cork in 1835 and became a seaman. He apprenticed in Padstow, Cornwall until 1850 and then worked on ships mostly out of Liverpool where he had a family and ...
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Ancestry.com "Common Ancestor" algorithm

Ancestry.com has a feature where it will use all available trees to find a common ancestor for a DNA match. I believe that it looks for overlaps in trees. It has done a good job for many of my matches....
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Finding names of people serving at Harlingen Air Force Base in Texas during 1950s?

I'm looking for a man, and proving that the one I've found served at Harlingen Air Force Base during the 1950s, would confirm that it's the right man of that name. Are those records available online?
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Acronyms from 1952 US Army document

Seems the US Army in the 1950's was in love with acronyms even more than the 1975-1985 Navy I was in. An excerpt from orders for my wife's late step-father: 15 Oct 1952 US Army Hospital 8079th AU ...
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What is meaning of MOS 3060 in 1950-1952 documents from US Army service?

I have 1950-1952 documents from a relative's US Army service.  What is the meaning of MOS 3060?
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What is note ("Line 25 - Confidential Report") on 1950 Census page

On a page of the 1950 Census this is written in the top margin: (Notes - Line 25 - Confidential Report) What does this refer to? Does it mean that some of the information requested was not provided ...
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Help needed to resolve two conflicting pieces of information

I have traced one of my ancestors to this particular individual, but the trail goes dead and other family trees have gone with, what i perceive as incorrect. James Borland, married Janet Livingtone in ...
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Gramps - open in read only mode

I would like to instal Gramps on my partners pc (Windows AIO). However, she is technically challenged, so I would like to ensure the installation is read only. Is this possible?
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What are the specific characteristics of records destroyed in the US NPRC fire of 1973?

I know the NPRC website says the percentages and year ranges of discharged military personnel records that were destroyed. Is there a way of knowing the probability of destruction by specific dates of ...
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Estimating Native American ethnicity [duplicate]

I need to know what percentage of Native American I am to see if I am eligible for a scholarship. My great grandma on my mothers side was 50% Native American and my great grandpa is 100%. My grandma ...
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How to map BAM file from hg38 to hg19 for GEDmatch kit creation?

I have a Whole Genome Sequence (WGS) test from Nebula which results in a hg38 BAM file. I'd like to generate a kit on GEDmatch.com which requires hg19 BAM together with the WGS Extract tool suite to ...
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Do I have the right to share these records?

I have used several researchers who paid $$$ to have sets of records from the archives of Eastern European countries scanned for them. The researcher then personally did the work of translating and ...
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Where can you find UK marriage records post 2005?

Trying to trace descendants of soldiers who fought with my father in Burma in WW2 and need to find marriage records for granddaughters of one such soldier but can only find marriage records up to 2005....
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Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy volume 5 full text

In looking at the full text for the "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy" available at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000859833 , it appears to be missing the full text for ...
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Seeking change of name documents for Manhattan in 1890s

My Great Grandfather Moritz Stechil, was a widow and married in Manhattan September 13, 1891. However, when my grandfather was born, the last name changed to Steckler. My grandfather’s birth ...
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Online Canadian immigration info?

A woman and three daughters were born in La Crouais, France. A cemetery record, source unknown, says another daughter was born in Plumaugat, France. But the same daughter's immigration-to-USA record ...
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St. John's in St. Mary's

For the situation listed at https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/9477351f-6383-4ccc-a986-0d6f22a9c904: St. John's lay in the ecclesiastical parish of St. Mary's but was neither a ...
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Browsing 1950 Census

Using the government website. After I have found somebody with a search, I sometimes want to browse other nearby pages. The neighbors sometimes reveal clues. I can't figure out how to do this. https://...
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Source record URL, linking to a line in a 1950 Census Population Schedule P1?

Via Search | 1950 Census, I've found some ancestors in the newly released 1950 Census data. Yay! As usual, they are recorded in a Population Schedule P1 page. As a good researcher, now I want to ...
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Where is "Perthall"?

In looking at this source for Edward Dickinson, it states he is from Perthall (presumably in the UK). I don't find such a place on the map. Where would it be? https://www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk/...
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Setting event date as "preferred" in Gramps

In Gramps, if I have three different sources stating three different years for the same person's birth year, is there a way to identify one of those dates / sources as "preferred", while ...
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Seeking genealogist in Malta

I wondered if anyone can recommend a genealogist in Malta? I'm looking to find birth records for my great, great grandma. I've found reference to her "mixed marriage" in Malta and I have her ...
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1st – 2nd Cousin 395 cM | 6% shared DNA Father's side [duplicate]

I've connected with a cousin on ancestry.com and 23andme and dna doesn't lie he is my cousin. however we cannot find out who our common ancestor is. 1st – 2nd Cousin 395 cM | 6% shared DNA Father's ...
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Getting copy of 1887 Domovský from Czech Republic

I have bohemian ancestors, and for me to claim my citizenship I need to find a document called "Domovský". It's like a passport. But it's from 1887. I've asked everyone in the family and ...
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WW2 German or Polish naval uniform?

The photo attached shows a naval person from WW2 having his hair cut. I am trying to work out whether this is German or Polish Navy. Both looking at Google images are very similar with the 3 white ...
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Decipher Handwritten cause of death 25yr old male 1918

I cannot make out first word in cause of death right before “intestinal obstruction” also the contributor line. Can anyone read it?
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Transcribing marriage record from Gilfershausen in 1761

I could use some assistance with obtaining a transcription for this image. This marriage entry is from the Iba/Gilfershausen Kirchenbuch 1742-1773. The handwriting is pretty poor overall, and this ...
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Where was Johann Wilhelm Schweizer from?

This is from the 1862 marriage entry for Johann Wilhelm Schweizer and Anna Katharina Leinhos, from Creuzburg, Thuringia, Germany. As best as I can read it, he is from "Mittirea", but I ...
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Identification of church in Magdeburg

I have a photo of a church in Magdeburg where my grandparents were married. I'm trying to identify the name of the church and determine if it's still standing. They were married in 1919. They were ...
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